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Sep 05, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Timing is everything when it comes to silage harvest, so monitoring plant dry matter becomes critical. Learn how to best hit the sweet spot for your harvest and reduce shrink during the season.
Aug 31, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Cropping manager Dave LaCrosse shares tips for growing and harvesting silage, along with challenges he faces every year. Learn a few tricks to making the perfect silage pile.
Aug 10, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Ever pull back the plastic and know immediately just by the smell that greets you that something has gone terribly wrong with your silage fermentation? We’ll examine what that smell means and what may have happened.
Jul 09, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
What quality of alfalfa and corn silage are the current conditions expected to yield? Forage expert, Dr. John Goeser with Rock River Laboratory, shares what he’s seeing in alfalfa and what he expects for corn.
Jun 06, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Are you planting your alfalfa at the correct time of year? Plan now to seed alfalfa, clover and other grasses in August to allow the plant to develop a root system capable of surviving winter.
May 03, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Worried the first-cut alfalfa tonnage just won’t be enough? There are times when planting corn for silage right after the first cut is harvested can save the day. Learn if it’s the right option for you.
Apr 26, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Silage expert Limin Kung Jr explains the three types of inoculants and how to pick the right one. He also shares important tips to manage the mixing and application process because it’s true the devil is in the details
Apr 03, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
About half of your total yield comes from the first cut of alfalfa. We’ve got tips on when to cut, what to watch for in the plant, and what more and more producers are doing to get their forage out of the field quicker
Mar 07, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Extension Forage Agronomist Dan Undersander shares what helped your crop, what hurt your crop and what to watch for this spring